Engineering Manager - Powertrain

Engineering Manager - Powertrain

Polaris Inc. | Bangalore, KA, IN

Posted 4 days ago

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• Responsible for leading Powertrain Engineering Team in our Bangalore, India location

Responsible for hiring local engineering employees, compensation recommendations,

and discipline

• Build, lead, coach, and develop a world class Engineering team.

• Develops, manages, and controls departmental budget

• Oversee deliverables from Product & Central Teams and ensures product group goals are executed on-time and within scope

• Develop and maintain relationships with Product Group Directors, Leaders in U.S. and other international locations.

• Work with reporting manager to develop synergy with other product group teams in the Bangalore office.

• Interact and work with resources from multiple engineering sites.

• Grow and expand capabilities of Engineering Team.

• Responsible for training and developing team in Polaris Product Development methodologies (PDP) and other appropriate processes.

• Initiates and facilitate techniques and training for technical staff. Examples include setting up training for aspects of DFMEA, DVP&R, and other standardized systems introduced into Polaris.

• Responsible for managing contract work in country.

• Motivates, coaches, and directs employees to further organizational objectives and promotes employee development.

• Participate/awareness in key project milestones including Team Meetings, Design Reviews, Gate Reviews, and Project Reviews.

• Support continuous improvement work with engineering to drive better efficiencies in delivery and quality of work performed.

• Support program technical needs as and when required.

• Support in-country supplier development as needed.

• Provide production support and training during pilots of new models or features.

• Maintain and promote continuous improvement of workshop area for vehicle teardowns, builds, and development


• Engineering Bachelor’s degree in a related field required. 15+ Yrs. of total experience

• MBA or Management, Master’s degree preferred

• This role will Involve Leading team members with diverse experience: Powertrain functions that include CAE, Design, Development, Software Developer, Electric Powertrain and Controls, Engine & Engine Sub-systems, Calibration .

• Prior experience having managed a team of 10+ engineers and demonstrated hands-on

experience working / ownership of vehicle system or subsystem.

• High level of people skills, able to work in a team environment.

• Design and development experience required.

• Creative, innovative, decisive and prone to action.

• Quality and customer focused.

• Possess and apply a broad knowledge of principals, practices, and procedures to the completion of difficult technical problems and projects.

• Technical knowledge as demonstrated by academic experience and broad practical experience

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Ability to work with domestic and international technology partners.


• Fast paced office environment.

• Flexible hours may be required to participate in meetings with global team.

• International Travel to United States may be required (less than 10%).